Acacia Coast

After developing an appreciation for craft beer while living in Portland, Ore., Acacia moved to Durango, Colo., for college, and finished her degree in international business in Chambéry, France. After college, she began work with the Center for Creative Leadership, a world-renowned non-profit executive leadership and research organization. During her four years at CCL, she coordinated and managed leadership programs for executives from countless industries around the world. Currently, Acacia works with the BA's government affairs team as the State Guilds Manager, traveling the nation in support of America’s craft brewers guilds.

  1. Road trip north to the Cowboy State for a WY Craft Brewers Guild meeting and fest in Jackson today.
  2. Off to spend a beautiful weekend in NW Arkansas for an AR Brewers Guild meeting!
  3. NV Craft Brewers Association member meeting today in Reno with 30+ indie NV breweries.
  4. Free the Beer NV Reception in Carson City with NV Craft Brewers Association today.
  5. Headed to the Land of Enchantment to visit the New Mexico Brewers Guild today.
  6. Headed to Tampa for some sunshine, as well as FL Brewers Guild Annual Meeting & Fest!

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New Mexico Brewers Partner with Community College for Annual Conference

At the close of March, I traveled to my old stomping grounds, Albuquerque N.M. to check in on the New Mexico Brewers Guild (NMBG) and attend their third annual technical conference. Hosted by the local community college, Central New Mexico Community College (CNM), in conjunction with their brewing education program, over …More

Florida Guild Secures a Seat at the Legislative Table

Founded in 1996, the Florida Brewers Guild (FBG) has been a compass for Florida brewers for over two decades. Organized to unite the industry for advocacy and disseminating best practices, FBG continues to elevate brewing …More

State Representative Visits NC Brewery

The North Carolina Brewers Guild recently organized a visit from the presiding officer of the North Carolina House of Representatives at Triple C Brewing Co. in Charlotte. On September 14, Speaker of the House Tim Moore …More